Suitable for the Internet of things
Apache Spark is suitable for the Internet of things, machine learning, cybersecurity. Apache Spark was designed to be suitable for both batch and iterative processing.
“Map-side join” broadcast method
This method speeds up joins significantly when one of the tables is smaller than the other and can fit in its entirety on individual machines.
Spark has a massive open-source community behind it
The community improves the core software and contributes practical add-on packages.
Spark is an Apache project that is positioned as a tool for "lightning fast cluster computing." Spark provides a fast and versatile data processing platform. Compared to Hadoop, Spark accelerates programs in memory by more than 100 times, and on disk by more than 10 times.